Dry Feb is a fundraiser that challenges you to go booze-free for a month to support the Canadian Cancer Society. It helps you get healthy and clear your head while also raising funds for an important cause.
Dry Feb takes a light-hearted approach to raising funds for a serious issue. You don’t often get the chance to raise money for charity by not doing something! It is a challenge of determination that rewards participants with a great sense of achievement and feeling of wellbeing.
Read more from Dry Feb 2017
The summer sporting season is now in full swing and our Booze Free Sport campaign has its sights set on Cricket Australia.
Just look around at all the alcohol promotion and consider, what is Cricket Australia selling its millions of young fans during the Victoria Bitter One Day International series?
With Victoria Bitter as the official beer of the Australian Test team and Hardys as the official wine, alcohol will again feature more prominently than all the cricket stars from Australia or Pakistan, regardless of how well they perform with bat or ball.
Find more from Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) Australia.
What is Cricket Australia selling its millions of young fans? from FAREAustralia on Vimeo.
This is Sondres story. For someone like him it´s like that on almost every football pitch, weekend getaways and sports event. Is adult alcohol use OK in children sport? Watch the movie and share the important story.
A survey response analysis made for AV-OG-TIL show that 1 in 4 sports parents think it is OK to drink alcohol at social gatherings in the club where both children and adults are present. The least we can do for children like Sondre is to give them a good, safe sports environment.
Find more from AV-OG-TIL
Testing for drugs and alcohol in the workplace is increasingly common, as advances in technology have made tests cheaper, more accurate and generally available.
Find more: Workplace Info
Respect campaign aims to get more people with alcohol problems to turn to the municipal treatment. The campaign consists of national advertising on television, the Internet and social media and local campaign activities that municipalities alcohol treatments stands for.
Respect campaign created in close cooperation with the municipal alcohol treatments or other municipal departments.
By Hope.dk in cooperation with Alcohol and Society and TrygFonden
Drugs signal the brain to release unusually strong amount of dopamine.
This flood of dopamine causes the “high” that drug users seek, and makes it difficult to enjoy more normal, simple pleasures. Repeated activation of this reward pathway can lead to addiction.
Find more from National Institute on Drug Abuse
“Are you a risky drinker? Nearly 70% of American adults drink alcohol and nearly 1/3 of them engage in problem drinking at some point in their lives. Produced with The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Risky Drinking is a no-holds-barred look at a national epidemic through the intimate stories of four people whose drinking dramatically affects their relationships.”
Find more from HBO Docs
HBO Docs – Risky Drinking from Freddy Arenas on Vimeo.
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use NIDA science to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs. This online guide gives you everything you need to plan, promote, and host your NDAFW event.
Initiative by National Institute on Drug Abuse
A short prevention animation about FAS (fetal alcohol syndrome).
FAS is diagnosed when a child shows retarded growth, a specific pattern of minor facial anomalies and neurological damage.
THERE IS NO SAFE TIME AND NO SAFE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY
Direction, animation & sound design: GRETA JANUTYTĖ and MILDA ŠIULYTĖ (VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ARTS, 2016).
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME from Milda Šiulytė on Vimeo.
Campaign #DZIECINIECHCAFAS is prepared by the Fundację EY (Poland) which raises awareness of the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The Foundation encourages it to maintain complete abstinence during pregnancy.
Find more: http://dzieciniechcafas.pl/